Current data-management systems and analysis tools fail to meet scientists’ data-intensive needs. A "data vault" approach lets researchers effectively and efficiently explore and analyze information.
Data vault, scientific files, scientific database
Information (theme 2)
Computing in Science and Engineering
Data Management, Integration and Knowledge Discovery,for Earth Observation Applications , Commit: Time Trails (P019)
Database Architectures

Ivanova, M.G, Kersten, M.L, Manegold, S, & Kargin, Y. (2013). Data Vaults: Database Technology for Scientific File Repositories. Computing in Science and Engineering, 15(3), 32–42.